The Bright Sessions

By Atypical Artists

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Wheeler
 Aug 5, 2019
#GiveLaurenShippenAnEmmy

Otto
 May 7, 2019
absolutely wonderful, one of the best ever!


 Mar 4, 2019

rahma ahmed
 Feb 22, 2019
amazing


 Jan 30, 2019

Description

Start with episode 01. Dr. Bright provides therapy for the strange and unusual; their sessions have been recorded for research purposes. Visit www.thebrightsessions.com for more information and additional content. Created by Lauren Shippen

Episode Date
The AM Archives Trailer 2
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Catch up with The AM Archives, a new series in the universe of The Bright Sessions. Listen only on Luminary - go to luminary.link/archives for a free 30-day trial. 
Jun 27, 2019
The AM Archives - Episode 2, The Electric Man
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Lockdown.&nbsp;<br><br>Go to luminary.link/archives for the full season.&nbsp;
May 29, 2019
The AM Archives - Episode 1, For People Like You
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Agent Jackson Crawford’s first day at a new job doesn’t go as planned.<br><br>luminary.link/archives
May 13, 2019
Guest Episode - Anthem
1830
From the creator of Hedwig &amp; the Angry Inch comes the story of broke, failed artist Ceann Mackay (John Cameron Mitchell) as he launches an app-based “tumor telethon” to crowdfund his survival. Cynthia Erivo, Glenn Close, Nakhane and Patti Lupone co-star in a darkly hilarious musical retelling of Ceann's life as he realizes what’s killing him may be the very thing that saves us all. To learn more, visit luminarypodcasts.com.
Apr 26, 2019
The Bright Sides - Patient #1-A-5
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*This episode contains discussion of infant death. Listener discretion advised* Dr. Bright gets a visit from her oldest Atypical friend. Visit luminary.link/archives.
Mar 18, 2019
The Bright Sides - Patient #6-C-1
2000
Dr. Bright has a session with a patient feeling a little...grey. Written by Aron Brown. Performed by Julia Morizawa & Aron Brown.
Feb 18, 2019
The Bright Sides - Patient #2-B-4
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Dr. Bright finally has a reason to use her fire extinguisher. Written and sound designed by Mischa Stanton. Performed by Julia Morizawa and Sammi Lappin.
Jan 21, 2019
Arcs - New Podcast from Atypical Artists!
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Lauren Shippen, Briggon Snow, Jordan Cope, and Nathan Stanz are in a new actual-play D&D podcast. Go to https://twitter.com/arcspod to listen now and follow @atypicalartists on twitter!
Jan 10, 2019
The Bright Sides - Patient #4-A-5
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Dr. Bright makes a house call. Written by Gabriel Urbina. Performed by Julia Morizawa and Zach Valenti. Sound designed by Mischa Stanton.
Dec 17, 2018
The Bright Sides - Patient #9-A-2
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Dr. Bright gets a visit from an old patient with an unreliable ability. Written by Caitlin Schneiderhan. Performed by Julia Morizawa and Sean T. Krishnan.
Nov 19, 2018
The Bright Sides - Patient #7-B-3
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A younger patient causes some problems with Dr. Bright's session recordings. Written by Eli Barraza. Performed by Julia Morizawa & Eli Barraza. .
Oct 15, 2018
The Bright Sides - Patient #8-C-6
1990
Dr. Bright sometimes has a hard time seeing one her less frequent patients. Written by Jordan Cope & Briggon Snow. Performed by Julia Morizawa & Michael Felix.
Sep 17, 2018
Introducing Wolverine: The Long Night
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We’re bringing you something special this week: a preview of Marvel’s first scripted podcast, Wolverine: The Long Night. The first episodes are out right now, free, wherever you get podcasts. Subscribe to Wolverine: The Long Night in Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wolverine-the-long-night/id1343499710?mt=2
Sep 12, 2018
The Bright Sides - Patient #3-B-2
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Dr. Bright conducts a therapy session over Skype. Written by Anna Lore. Performed by Julia Morizawa and Shelby Young.
Aug 20, 2018
The Bright Sides - Patient #10-E-2
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*Please be advised that this episode contains brief mentions of drug abuse, suicidal thoughts, and child abuse* Written by Julia Morizawa. Performed by Julia Morizawa & Jasika Nicole.
Jul 16, 2018
416 - Dr. Bright
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Season 4, Episode 16 - Dr. Bright packs up her office.
Jun 13, 2018
415 - The AM
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Season 4, Episode 15 - Discoveries and changes are made.
May 30, 2018
414 - Telephone 3
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Season 4, Episode 14 - Phone conversations from the evening of April 10th.
May 16, 2018
413 - Sam
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Season 4, Episode 13 - *This episode depicts anxiety attacks and emotional distress. Listener discretion is advised.* Sam's past and present catch up with her.
May 02, 2018
412- Caleb
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Season 4, Episode 12 - Caleb goes looking for some advice.
Apr 18, 2018
411 - Wadsworth
2001
Season 4, Episode 11 - Ellie has a strange day.
Apr 04, 2018
410 - Rose
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Season 4, Episode 10 - Rose falls asleep and goes for a walk.   Stream on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/6PPxMVN8jPxdH6Jn3lR65y Get on Amazon Music: https://www.amazon.com/Episode-Cast-Recording-Bright-Sessions/dp/B07BJB57QQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1521605524&sr=8-1&keywords=the+bright+sessions+cast Listen on Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/music/album/The_Bright_Sessions_Cast_Episode_50_Cast_Recording?id=Bbwmykccksve3wwookr2rwhjf5a
Mar 21, 2018
409 - Movie Night
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Season 4, Episode 9 - The gang tries to have a normal night in.
Mar 07, 2018
Announcement - The Future of the Show
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Hi everyone, this is Lauren Shippen, the creator and writer of The Bright Sessions and also the voice of Sam, as you can probably tell. As you know, we’re on our mid-season hiatus and will be back with Episode 49 in one month. But I wanted to drop in here to talk about the broader future of the show.   Back in the summer of 2015, I sent a Facebook message to a couple of friends and asked if they’d be willing to lend their voices to a little project I was working on. Nearly 3 years and over 18 hours of content later, The Bright Sessions has taken on a life of its own, far exceeding any of our expectations for what started as a passion project made in my bedroom. We’ve really, really loved making this show but, as with all things, it must eventually come to an end.    When we come back in March, we'll be releasing eight more episodes, concluding the season, and the series, with Episode 56. The arc of the story we’ve been telling since Episode 1 is coming to its natural close and I want these 56 episodes to stand on their own as a complete series that people can discover and listen to for years to come.    All that said, I’m not done with these characters yet. They have so much more to do and say and I know my actors aren’t done with them either. So, even though the original run of The Bright Sessions is coming a close, this feed isn’t going quiet after June 13th.   Thanks to our incredible Patreon supporters, we’ll be doing nine bonus therapy episodes that explore Dr. Bright’s other patients. These will start in July, with one being released every single month for nine months. For our patrons, there will be a bonus to the bonus - a special 10th therapy session that you definitely don’t want to miss. To become a patron, go to <a href= "http://patreon.com/thebright">patreon.com/thebright</a>sessions.   Making The Bright Sessions has only ever been possible because of our strange and unusual family on Patreon and we’ll need that support more than ever moving forward. Not only do we need to fund the production of these ten bonus episodes, but we also have two mini series spin-offs coming in 2019 and 2020 that are going to be bigger and more ambitious than anything we’ve ever done before. These series will be limited run, but they will take place post-Season 4 and involve many familiar faces as well as a whole slew of new characters. The first spin-off will be out in March of 2019 - I can’t tell you too much about it because the summary alone spoils the end of Season 4, but I think you guys will like it. The second spin-off will come out fall of 2020 and will involve a fan favorite character - and a favorite character of mine - Caleb, in an entirely new phase of his life. These series will expand the story and the universe of The Bright Sessions for listeners who have been with us since the start, but also stand on their own for people just dropping in to our atypical world.   You also may have heard some news about Bright Sessions books - the rumors are true! I’m writing three YA novels that focus on different characters. The first is about Caleb and Adam, the second about Damien, and the third about our newest character, Rose.  The first will be out in the summer of 2019.    So…yeah. Even though we’re closing a chapter, we have a lot ahead of us. So stay tuned and stay subscribed to this feed - all future shows and any important announcements will be right here. Also make sure to follow us on twitter @brightpodcast for more frequent updates.    Before I get back to editing our 50th episode - which we just recorded this past weekend and which is going to be really freakin’ cool, I can’t wait for you guys to hear it - I just want to take a moment to say thank you. I cannot begin to express how grateful I am - how grateful we all are - for the emails, the fanart, the theorizing, the all-caps tweets, the meet-ups, and the personal stories and the love you’ve shared with us these past two and half years. This story means a lot to us and I can’t tell you how much joy we get from the fact that it means a lot to you as well. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you.    So: keep listening and, as always, stay strange.
Feb 07, 2018
408 - Mark
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Season 4, Episode 8 - Mark tries to move forward.
Jan 24, 2018
407 - Adam
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Season 4, Episode 7 - Adam looks in from the outside.
Jan 10, 2018
406 - Damien
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Season 4, Episode 6 - Damien adjusts to his new way of life.
Dec 27, 2017
405 - Chloe
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Season 4, Episode 5 - Chloe struggles with recent events and makes an announcement.
Dec 13, 2017
404 - Patient #14-A-8 (Rose)
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Season 4, Episode 4 - Session 7 with my dreamwalking patient.
Nov 29, 2017
403 - Former Patient (#11-A-7)
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Season 4, Episode 3 - Caleb stops by the office.
Nov 15, 2017
402 - Subject #E-307
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Season 4, Episode 2 - *Please be advised this episode contains mention of suicide, kidnapping, and emotional abuse* Two months of logs from Subject #E-307.
Nov 01, 2017
Therapy for the strange and unusual
128
Start with Season 1, Episode 1
Oct 20, 2017
401 - Birthday
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Season 4, Episode 1 - A series of interruptions hamper the celebration of another year.
Oct 18, 2017
319 - Safe House Part II
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Season 3, Episode 19 - *Please be advised this episode contains the aftermath of violence, discussions of self harm, and intense psychological distress* Audio from the safe house on Friday, November 11th.
Jun 07, 2017
318 - Safe House Part I
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Season 3, Episode 18 - *Please be advised this episode contains violence* Audio from the safe house on Friday, November 11th.
May 24, 2017
317 - Telephone 2
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Season 3, Episode 17 - *Please be advised that this episode contains mentions of suicide*  Phone conversations from November 10th through November 11th.
May 10, 2017
316 - Patient #14-A-8 (Rose)
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Season 3, Episode 16 - November 3rd - second session with my newest patient.
Apr 26, 2017
315 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
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Season 3, Episode 15 - A less than normal session, due to the events that transpired directly before.
Apr 12, 2017
314 - sunday, after my session
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Season 3, Episode 14 - walking whatshisface home w/ Sam (Mini Episode).
Apr 05, 2017
313 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
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Season 3, Episode 13 - My latest conversation with Chloe was interrupted by a series of visitors.
Mar 29, 2017
312 - September 30th, 2016
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Season 3, Episode 12 - On the road home. (Mini episode)
Mar 22, 2017
311 - Frank
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Season 3, Episode 11 - *Please be advised that this episode contains descriptions of violence and war, and deals with some of the trauma that results from these actions.* My first full session with Frank Sawyer (non-atypical/atypical-adjacent).
Mar 15, 2017
310 - September 24th, 2016
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Season 3, Episode 10 - Phone calls and recordings from Friday evening through Saturday afternoon.
Mar 01, 2017
309 - Damien, September
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Season 3, Episode 9 - For Joanie - hopefully she can help.
Jan 25, 2017
308 - friday, studio time w/ the gang
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Season 3, Episode 8 - september 23rd, 2016
Jan 11, 2017
307 - Friday, 9/23/16
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Season 3, Episode 7 - Personal audio notes from Friday, September 23rd, 2016 - OAG
Dec 28, 2016
306 - Caleb, 9/16
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Season 3, Episode 6 - Caleb asked me to meet him at the park and well...I'll probably delete this later. Maybe. (Mini episode).
Dec 21, 2016
305 - Sam, September 13th
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Season 3, Episode 5 - Sam returns and we catch up on the past few months.
Dec 14, 2016
304 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
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Season 3, Episode 4 - Truncated session with Patient #13 before a new patient came in. He defies my usual categories.
Nov 30, 2016
303 - Mark, August
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Season 3, Episode 3 - August, somewhere off I-80.
Nov 16, 2016
302 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
1893
Season 3, Episode 2 - Session 40, September.
Nov 02, 2016
301 - Asset 43, Meetings 1-6
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Season 3, Episode 1 - Disciplinary Meetings 1-6 with Asset 43.
Oct 19, 2016
The Intrusion
861
A visitor appears.
Sep 15, 2016
220 - For Mark
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Season 2, Episode 20 - For Mark; July, August, September (Mini episodes).
Jul 27, 2016
219 - Zero Hour
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Season 2, Episode 19 - Saturday, July 2nd.
Jun 15, 2016
218 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
1301
Season 2, Episode 18 - Emergency session at the patient's request.
Jun 08, 2016
217 - Telephone
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Season 2, Episode 17 - Phone conversations from approximately 12:30 AM on Friday to 12pm on Saturday.
Jun 01, 2016
216 - tuesday, coffee w/ Sam
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Season 2, Episode 16 - 2:30pm, @ that cafe on oak.
May 25, 2016
215 - Stakeout #2
722
Season 2, Episode 15 - Monday, 4:30pm
May 18, 2016
214 - ID 46942 - Log 426
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Season 2, Episode 14 - Personal log 426 (summary of quarterly meetings).
May 11, 2016
213 - Patient #12-D-10-9 (Sam)
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Season 2, Episode 13 - Not an official session - more of a personal meeting.
May 04, 2016
212 - Stakeout #1
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Season 2, Episode 12 - Friday, 4pm (Mini episode).
Apr 29, 2016
211 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
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Season 2, Episode 11 - Part 2 of 2.
Apr 27, 2016
210 - ID 46942 - Asset #43
722
Season 2, Episode 10 - Part 1 of 2.
Apr 20, 2016
209 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
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Season 2, Episode 9 - Session 7 with a mind reader. I am hopeful that she might assist me with my meeting next week.
Apr 13, 2016
208 - For SB (Mini Episode 2)
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Season 2, Episode 8 - Hopefully this will make things clearer for you, Sam. Just press play - JB. (Mini Episode)
Apr 08, 2016
207 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
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Season 2, Episode 7 - Session 19 with one of my teenage patients. He had big plans this weekend to tell a friend about his ability and seemed quite nervous about it.
Apr 06, 2016
206 - Patient #12-D-10 (Sam)
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Season 2, Episode 6 - Session 9 with patient twelve - she called me last night and left a strange, excited message. I gather something out of the ordinary has happened on one of her trips.
Mar 30, 2016
205 - The Voicemail of Dr. Bright
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Season 2, Episode 5 - Voice messages left on Dr. Bright's answering machine on a Friday.&nbsp; (Mini episode)
Mar 28, 2016
204 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
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Season 2, Episode 4 - Session 6 with Patient #13 - we took an unscheduled month off but I think we can get back on track quickly.
Mar 23, 2016
203 - Patient #12-D-10 (Sam)
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Season 2, Episode 3 - Session 6 (5? Check records) with Patient #12 - unscheduled but very welcome.
Mar 16, 2016
202 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
1301
Season 2, Episode 2 - Session 15.
Mar 09, 2016
201 - Patient #5-E-3 (Damien)
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Season 2, Episode 1 - Session 30 (session 29? 31?) with my highest risk patient.
Mar 02, 2016
109 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
874
Season 1, Episode 9 - Session 5 with a telepath.
Jan 10, 2016
108 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
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Season 1, Episode 8 - Session 13 with this Level 7 empath.
Jan 03, 2016
107 - Patient #12-D-10 (Sam)
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Season 1, Episode 7 - Session 4 with a time traveler who has yet to gain control of her ability. I have only observed her ability in action once, but I hope to change that.
Dec 27, 2015
106 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
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Season 1, Episode 6 - Session 2 with a twenty-year old mind reader.
Dec 13, 2015
105 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
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Season 1, Episode 5 - Session 10 with a teenage empath. His continued exposure to a fellow student may help him learn to control his ability.
Dec 06, 2015
104 - Patient #12-D-10 (Sam)
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Season 1, Episode 4 - Session 2 with the time traveler.
Nov 29, 2015
103 - Patient #13-A-3 (Chloe)
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Season 1, Episode 3 - Session 1 with Chloe Turner, the daughter of the first atypical I ever met.
Nov 15, 2015
102 - Patient #11-A-7 (Caleb)
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Season 1, Episode 2 - Session 9 with a 16 year old empath.
Nov 08, 2015
101 - Patient #12-D-10 (Sam)
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Session 1 with Samantha Barnes, a young woman with a Level 10, Class D ability.
Oct 27, 2015